Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Waiting for whatever is coming...
An after-lunch cappuccino in Myrtle Beach
Frederick Buechner wrote: "The extraordinary thing that is about to happen is matched only by the extraordinary moment just before it happens. Advent is the name of that moment."
A mid-afternoon frisbee session
So whether it is the advent - the arrival - of a delicious meal, a long walk on the beach, a new year, or the celebration of the birth of Christ, I hope and pray for the patience, gratitude, contentment, and excitement to wait graciously for whatever is coming.
Turning for home (our beach home, that is)